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New leadership appointed within the College of Arts and Humanities

Aug. 6, 2020 | Department of Art & Design | Department of Music | Harding University has appointed Amy Cox as chair of its department of art and design and Dr. Jay Walls as chair of the department of music effective Aug. 1, 2020. Amy Cox came to Harding in 2001 in the early years of her successful career as an interior designer. Since then,
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New office for graduate and professional support established

July 17, 2020 | Graduate & Professional Programs | Harding University has established a new office of graduate and professional support. The office will provide expanded resources for more than 50 graduate and professional programs beginning July 1. Graduate and professional programs have been a part of the educational offerings at Harding since 1952, growing to account for close to 20% of annual enrollment in
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Harding University appoints new leadership for the Honors College

July 14, 2020 | Honors College | The Harding University Honors College has appointed Dr. Kevin Kehl dean and Dr. James Huff and Dr. Jim Miller as faculty fellows following a leadership restructure. Huff, recently promoted to associate professor of engineering from the College of Sciences, and Miller, associate professor of communication from the College of Arts and Humanities, have been named the first two-year
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Andrew Braxter named new Director of Church Outreach

July 8, 2020 | Church Relations | The Harding University Office for Church Relations has appointed Andrew M. Braxter as the new director of church outreach effective Aug. 10. In that role he will work to strengthen the university’s outreach to the Churches of Christ, with a special focus on minority serving congregations. Braxter will also be a part of Harding’s Multi-Cultural Consortium and serve
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College of Bible & Ministry announces winner of student art competition, winner’s entry to hang in McInteer Bible and World Religions Building

June 26, 2020 | College of Bible & Ministry | College of Bible and Ministry announces winner of student art competition, winner’s entry to be displayed in McInteer Bible and World Missions Center In late February, the Harding University College of Bible and Ministry aesthetics committee announced they would be hosting an Art Competition. The purpose of the competition was to promote the integration of
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Fall Semester Schedule

June 2, 2020 | COVID-19 Update | What a year this has been! On March 12, I wrote a letter informing Harding students that they needed to remain at home or return home after spring break because of COVID-19. It was a tough experience for just about everyone, but I was incredibly impressed by the resilience demonstrated by everyone in the Harding family – students,
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Chartwells Higher Education to introduce new campus dining experience at Harding University

May 29, 2020 | Following a comprehensive review of its food service strategy and an extensive vendor evaluation process, Harding University has announced Chartwells Higher Education will be the new campus dining service provider effective May 26, 2020. Chartwells, under the name Harding Dining, will transform the on-campus dining experience in partnership with Harding University to create a premier food service program that emphasizes quality,
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Harding University appoints new leadership for its physician assistant program

May 26, 2020| College of Allied Health | The College of Allied Health has appointed Mary Madill program director and Amanda Diles academic director of its physician assistant program effective April 2020. Mary Madill, associate professor, has been with the University since 2012. Before coming to Harding Madill worked in a rural primary care clinic and hospital in Arkansas. “It was an honor to experience
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre postpones 2020 season

May 22, 2020 | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre | Due to the global spread of COVID-19 Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre, Harding University’s summer community-based theatre program, has postponed the 2020 season. The University continues to monitor state and CDC guidance as it makes decisions regarding summer activities. In order to assure the safety and health of the cast, crew and patrons, SSDT announced this season’s
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Department of Engineering and Physics uses lab to produce 3D printed masks and face shields for Unity Health

May 19, 2020 | Department of Engineering | In mid-March, the University engineering and physics department received a call from Unity Health anesthesiologist Dr. Vernon Brewer asking if they would be willing to design masks and face shields in case of a PPE (personal protective equipment) shortage in Searcy. Rich Wells, assistant professor of engineering, assembled a small team to work on designing, manufacturing and
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